GS X LFW2016

What a great opportunity to have been apart of London Fashion Week Feb 2016.

We had a great opportunity to present our collection at The Apartment AW16 and have our knitwear worn by some fantastic influencers!

More to come on London Fashion Weekend and Paris Fashion Week!

GS x

 

 

 

GS X London Fashion Weekend

It’s nearly time for London Fashion Week, looking forward to this exciting & inspiring fashion event this season? Come and visit us at London Fashion Weekend 25-28th February 2016! We will be showcasing a range of exclusive accessories including socks, oversized blanket scarfs and a first look at AW16 winter warmers; as seen on Hannah Crosskey during NYFW16.…

The Alpaca Collection

Genevieve Sweeney has hand-selected fleece from The Border Mill’s herd of Alpacas to create unique yarn, spun from family connections within the herd to give a distinctive, individual look and feel with blends of natural colours. The micro mill processes the fleece through modern machinery to the highest standard; attention to detail is noted at…

Experiences of Manufacturing in the UK

  Six months ago, I successfully went through the Virgin StartUp Scheme and received funding for my premium knitwear label, Genevieve Sweeney Limited. All the manufacturing is produced within the British Isles, and this was a key value that I wanted the brand to hold. My background, before launching my label, was designing and developing…

The Alpaca Edit

Genevieve Sweeney has hand-selected fleece from The Border Mill’s herd of Alpacas to create unique yarn, spun from family connections within the herd to give a distinctive, individual look and feel with blends of natural colours. The micro mill processes the fleece through modern machinery to the highest standard; attention to detail is noted at…

The Border Mill Alpaca Project: Sneak Peek

Last September, we drove around The Scottish Borders to meet suppliers and family run mills were we met John and Juliet at their Micro Mill, The Border Mill in Duns. John and Juliet are specialists at bespoke spinning of alpaca fibre as well as other rare sheep breeds. Incredibly soft hand feel and natural colours have the option to be spun…

ZEGNA BARUFFA MILL VISIT

I hope that my blog posts will give a feel to why I source particular fibres and why I love knitting with yarn from Italy, Yorkshire and Scotland. I would like to start my first blog with this particular yarn mill as their products are of the highest quality with an array of beautiful colours that is…